Sarafina! (1992)

Sarafina! is an anti-apartheid musical about a young Soweto girl (Leleti Khumalo) who experiences a political awakening, as she comes of age in the mid-'70s, due to the lessons of her teacher (Whoopi Goldberg), who tends not to follow… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 18, 1992
DVD Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Andrea Beach
Common Sense Media

Sobering musical about apartheid includes brutal violence.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A rather bloody musical that captures the horror that was apartheid.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It just doesn't work.

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